Definition of tempest:
- A fashionable assembly; a drum. See the Note under Drum, n., 4.
- An extensive current of wind, rushing with great velocity and violence, and commonly attended with rain, hail, or snow; a furious storm.
- Fig.: Any violent tumult or commotion; as, a political tempest; a tempest of war, or of the passions.
- To disturb as by a tempest.
- To storm.
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